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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation
Sponsored By:
Delegate Barnes
Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease Presumption - Duty Belt Worn by Law Enforcement


Providing that specified police officers and deputy sheriffs are presumed to be suffering from an occupational disease for a lower back impairment under the workers' compensation law under specified circumstances; providing that the presumption shall apply only if the police officers and deputy sheriffs subject to the Act have been employed for at least 5 years and were required, as a condition of employment, to wear a duty belt; providing that the presumption is disputable and may be controverted by other evidence; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Workers' Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 9-503 , 9-503 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
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